Definition of left-footed in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌleftˈfo͝odəd/


1(Of a person) using one’s left foot more naturally than the right.
Example sentences
  • Dyer is not naturally left-footed and it showed because he never got in behind Cafu.
  • He might not be left-footed, but he's got such a good right foot, you could open a can of beans with it.
  • His versatility and the fact he is naturally left-footed will give the squad more balance.
1.1(Especially of a kick) done with a person’s left foot: he drove a left-footed shot into the net
More example sentences
  • Dave Unsworth stepped up to send a swerving left-footed free kick crashing past Preston keeper Teuvo Moilanen.
  • Seamus Farrell and Pa Kavanagh tied the teams before Brian Walker floated over a left-footed shot from an acute angle on the left for a dramatic win.
  • A superb left-footed point by Benji O'Brien within seconds of the throw-in was quickly replied to by Jamie Doyle with a 20 metre free for Clonmore.

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Syllabification: left-foot·ed

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